Michael Todd Barrister

Contact

T +61 2 8218 3000

F +61 2 8218 3001

E: clerk@familylawchambers.com.au

Biography

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Dates of Admission

  • Called to the Bar (New South Wales) 2018
  • Admitted as a Solicitor to the Supreme Court of New South Wales 2009
  • Professional Memberships

  • Member, New South Wales Bar Association
  • Expertise

  • Appeals
  • De-facto Relationships
  • Financial/Property Settlement
  • International Matters
  • Mediation
  • Children and Parenting Proceeding
  • Relocation
  • Family Law
  • Michael was called to the Bar in 2018 and, since that time, has undertaken extensive work exclusively in the Family Law Jurisdiction, both at first instance and appellate level. He has conducted cases across the broad spectrum of Family Law and regularly appears in the Family Court of Australia, the Federal Circuit Court of Australia and the Full Court of the Family Court, both in New South Wales and interstate.

    Prior to being called to the bar, Michael was a Director of a preeminent specialist Family Law firm in Sydney and frequently appeared as solicitor advocate. For over 10 years, Michael has practiced exclusively in the area of Family Law, and attained specialist accreditation in Family Law through the Law Society of New South Wales in 2015.

    Michael has developed a wide practice in Family Law and has substantial experience in all aspects of the jurisdiction; including:

    • • Complex parenting disputes involving issues such as relocation (intrastate, interstate and international); child abduction and recovery; alienation; mental illness; drugs and alcohol;
    • • Complex property disputes between married or de facto partners;
    • • Child support disputes; and
    • • Spouse Maintenance disputes.

    Michael accepts briefs to appear in the city, suburban, regional and interstate Family Law Courts and Federal Circuit Courts.

    If you wish to brief Michael, or enquire as to his availability, or fees, please do so by contacting his clerk, Tanya Roberts.  If you wish to email click here.